Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Goodwill No Longer Accepts Televisions

As of August 1, 2012 Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois will no longer accept televisions as donations or for recycling. Due to the recent changes in Illinois law, it is not feasible for Goodwill to sell or recycle televisions.
“As a non-profit organization, Goodwill must be vigilant about the revenue used to fund our mission,” said Patty Fuchs, Goodwill President & CEO. “By making these kinds of decisions, we are ensuring that our mission to support individuals and families who are working to better their lives will continue.”
Below is a list of organizations in central Illinois that accept televisions for recycling:

Dr. Know Systems 8214 N. University, Peoria 309-689-8355

Illinois E-Waste Recycle 1411 N.E. Adams, Peoria 309-636-8826

M&M Recycling 204 Morton St., Peoria 309-495-0995

ATR 8202 N. University, Peoria 309-691-7230

Waste Management 3550 E. Washington St., East Peoria 309-694-0295

Going Green Computers 1600 Market St., Pekin 309-241-2229

Canton Health Department 700 E. Oak St., Canton 309-647-1134


(THURSDAY ONLY)

Eagle Enterprises 510 S.E. Industrial Ave., Galva 309-932-2936

Galesburg Transit Office 567 S. Farnham St., Galesburg 309-342-4242

Clover Technologies Group 4200 Columbus St., Ottawa 815-431-8100

Cimco Recycling 1520 E. US Highway 6, Ottawa 815-433-0031


Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois is a non-profit organization that provides job training, career and vocational services to veterans, individuals and families who are working to better their lives. Revenues from the sale of donated or recycled items support the Vocational Services programs of Goodwill. For more information visit www.goodwillpeo.org or call the Administrative Offices at (309) 682-1113.